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Ok I moved the kernel and /etc/arcboot.conf to my /boot (and as noted in
the man page, made a link from boot to boot) and changed my arcboot.conf
to reflect the changes.
Now in the prom I resetenv so that:
SystemPartition = pci(0)scsi(0)disk(1)rdisk(0)partition(8)
then ran arcboot - then it says it can't find the arcboot.conf or an
ext2fs. Then it says to adjust OSLoadPartition to
pci(0)scsi(0)disk(1)rdisk(0)partition(2) Which I tried with no success
I also tried pci(0)scsi(0)disk(1)rdisk(0)partition(1) with no success.
My boot partition is on sda1, root is sda3, and swap is sda2.
any ideas what I'm doing dumb?
On Mon, 2004-11-29 at 15:46, Stephen P. Becker wrote:
> Andrew Finley wrote:
> > Ok, I tried.
> > On the R5000 O2:
> > 1) emerged arcboot, then following the man page, I put it in the volume
> > header.
> > 2) ignored the boot partition I made during the system install, and made
> > a file called kernel in sda3 (i.e., my root partition see fstab below)
> > 3) I put the kernel that Steve gave me into the kernel file
> > 4) changed the arcboot.conf to reflect my changes (see below).
> > 5) then back to prom I did "boot -f arcboot" - result was an error
> > something like "can't find kernel looking in \unix"
> > I tried several variation on this theme but with no luck. What am I
> > doing wrong?
> > Thanks again.
> > -andy
> Why not just use sda2 if you already have it designated for /boot? You
> just have to make sure that arcboot.conf goes into /boot/etc. Also
> remember you have to set SystemPartition to the volume header from the prom.
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